China, officially known as the People's Republic of China, is a vast country in
about the same size as the
United States of America
with the world's largest population, 1.355 billion according to the 2013 census.
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is the capital of the most populous country in the world, China, and its second largest city after
We treat two adjacent areas together as the Northern Central Region of China.
is a place with multiple personalities, as a result of being both Cantonese Chinese and under a more recent contemporary ex-British influence.
is the most exotic area of China, home to many minority ethnic groups.
is the largest and most developed city in China, the country's main center for finance and fashion, and one of the world's most populous and important cities.
The Southern Central Region of China is largely an agricultural area, but it has some quite large cities and considerable industry as well.
is the capital of
in southern China.
North East China. In ancient times, this was an area of steppes and fierce nomadic tribes, outside the
built to protect China from those tribes.
is one of the most populous and richest cities in China.
North West China was historically a border region with the beginning of the ancient Silk Road, much desert terrain, and mainly Muslim inhabitants including some nomads and rather fierce tribal groups.
, China. It is one of the most important tourist cities in China, famous for its natural beauty and historical and cultural heritage.
is a Special Administrative Region of China and one of the world's most densely populated spots.
is the second largest city in
, Dongbei, China and the largest port in northern China as well as a major destination for Chinese tourists.
Southeast China has always been outward-looking. Many of China's mariners and traders have come from this region and most overseas Chinese can trace their ancestry to the Southeast.
is a key area of China historically, politically, and economically.
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